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1. Heartbreak Ridge (1986)

R | 130 min | Drama, War

6.8
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53 Metascore

A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill, Moses Gunn

Votes: 36,134 | Gross: $42.72M

2. Their Finest (2016)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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76 Metascore

A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.

Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 15,045 | Gross: $3.60M

3. The Green Berets (1968)

G | 142 min | Drama, War

5.7
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Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General.

Directors: Ray Kellogg, John Wayne, Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, Aldo Ray

Votes: 11,256 | Gross: $21.71M

4. M.F.A. (2017)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.1
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An art student taps into a rich source of creative inspiration after the accidental slaughter of her rapist. An unlikely vigilante emerges, set out to avenge college girls whose attackers walked free.

Director: Natalia Leite | Stars: Francesca Eastwood, Clifton Collins Jr., Leah McKendrick, Peter Vack

Votes: 4,985

5. Stonewall (2015)

R | 129 min | Drama, History

5.1
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30 Metascore

A young man's political awakening and coming of age during the days and weeks leading up to the Stonewall Riots.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Jeremy Irvine, Jonny Beauchamp, Joey King, Caleb Landry Jones

Votes: 2,999 | Gross: $0.19M

6. Karla (2006)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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Based on real events, Paul Bernardo and his wife, Karla Homolka, kidnap, sexually abuse, and murder three young girls.

Director: Joel Bender | Stars: Laura Prepon, Misha Collins, Patrick Bauchau, Emilie Jacobs

Votes: 5,422

7. Triumph of the Will (1935)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, History, War

7.5
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The infamous propaganda film of the 1934 Nazi Party rally in Nuremberg, Germany.

Director: Leni Riefenstahl | Stars: Adolf Hitler, Hermann Göring, Max Amann, Martin Bormann

Votes: 13,732

8. United Passions (2014)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History, Sport

2.1
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1 Metascore

Follows the passing of the FIFA baton through three association presidents: Jules Rimet, Joao Havelange, and Sepp Blatter.

Director: Frédéric Auburtin | Stars: Tim Roth, Sam Neill, Fisher Stevens, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 3,870

9. Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004)

R | 140 min | Action, Drama, War

8.1
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64 Metascore

When two brothers are forced to fight in the Korean War, the elder decides to take the riskiest missions if it will help shield the younger from battle.

Director: Je-kyu Kang | Stars: Dong-Gun Jang, Won Bin, Eun-ju Lee, Hyeong-jin Kong

Votes: 35,670 | Gross: $1.11M

10. The Mortal Storm (1940)

Passed | 100 min | Drama

7.9
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The Roth family leads a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930s. When the Nazis come to power, the family is divided and Martin Brietner, a family friend is caught up in the turmoil.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Robert Young, Frank Morgan

Votes: 4,025

11. Brave New World (1980 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A man who grew up in a primitive society educating himself by reading Shakespeare is allowed to join the futuristic society where his parents are from. However, he cannot adapt to their repressive ways.

Director: Burt Brinckerhoff | Stars: Julie Cobb, Bud Cort, Keir Dullea, Ron O'Neal

Votes: 745

12. Bigger Stronger Faster* (2008)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Sport

7.6
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80 Metascore

An examination of America's win-at-all-cost culture from the perspective of bodybuilding and performance enhancing drugs, as it focuses on a pair of siblings chasing their dream.

Director: Chris Bell | Stars: Chris Bell, Mike Bell, Mark Bell, Hank Aaron

Votes: 12,773 | Gross: $0.31M

13. Come What May (2015)

R | 114 min | Drama, War

6.7
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45 Metascore

In may 1940, the German troops enter France. Frightened by the progress of the enemy, the people of a small village of Pas-de-Calais decide on the recommendations of the prefecture, to give... See full summary »

Director: Christian Carion | Stars: August Diehl, Olivier Gourmet, Mathilde Seigner, Alice Isaaz

Votes: 779 | Gross: $0.03M

14. The Hunting Ground (2015)

PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary

7.4
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77 Metascore

An exposé of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families.

Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Andrea Pino, Annie Clark, Claire Potter, Melinda Manning

Votes: 5,588 | Gross: $0.41M

15. The Fall of Berlin (1950)

167 min | Drama, War

6.1
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Surrounded by a few party officials, Alexei Ivanov, a stakhanovist smelter, is decorated by Stalin. The "Little Father of the Peoples" takes this opportunity to invoke threats of war.... ... See full summary »

Director: Mikheil Chiaureli | Stars: Mikheil Gelovani, Boris Andreyev, Vladimir Savelev, Marina Kovalyova

Votes: 350

16. Air Force (1943)

Approved | 124 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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The crew of an Air Force bomber arrives in Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese attack and is sent on to Manila to help with the defense of the Philippines.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Garfield, John Ridgely, Gig Young, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 2,648

17. Michael Moore in TrumpLand (2016)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary

5.6
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56 Metascore

In the weeks before the 2016 general election, Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore performs a pro-Hillary Clinton stand-up show deep in the heart of TrumpLand.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump

Votes: 3,496 | Gross: $0.15M

18. Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011)

Not Rated | 161 min | Documentary

8.2
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A feature length documentary work which presents a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world society.

Director: Peter Joseph | Stars: Peter Joseph, Robert Sapolsky, Gabor Mate, Richard Wilkinson

Votes: 16,868

19. Pulgasari (1985)

95 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

5.2
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In feudal Korea, the evil King becomes aware that there is a peasant rebellion being planned in the country. He steals all the iron farming tools and cooking pots from the people so that he... See full summary »

Director: Sang-ok Shin | Stars: Son Hui Chang, Ham Gi Sop, Jong-uk Ri, Gwon Ri

Votes: 809

20. Men Behind the Sun 4 (1995)

91 min | Drama, History, War

6.0
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In 1937, Japanese troops raid the Chinese city of Nanking to execute a planned massacre by subjecting over 300,000 helpless civilians to various tortures and atrocities before slaughtering them all.

Director: Tun Fei Mou | Stars: Liang Zhang, Yung Pan, Shao-tien Hsiung, Wen-ting Chiang

Votes: 681

21. The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (2004)

157 min | Documentary, History

8.9
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78 Metascore

A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain.

Stars: Gilles Kepel, Melvin Goodman, Stephen Holmes, William Kristol

Votes: 3,691

22. The Rothschilds (1940)

97 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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Anti-semitic Nazi propaganda "biography" of the Rothschilds, a German Jewish family whose members rose to the top of the European banking community during the Napoleonic era.

Director: Erich Waschneck | Stars: Erich Ponto, Carl Kuhlmann, Albert Lippert, Ludwig Linkmann

Votes: 1,367

23. Murderers Among Us (1946)

85 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.5
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After returning from a concentration camp, Susanne finds an ex-soldier living in her apartment. Together the two try to move past their experiences during WWII.

Director: Wolfgang Staudte | Stars: Hildegard Knef, Elly Burgmer, Erna Sellmer, Hilde Adolphi

Votes: 1,780

24. Caged (2010)

Not Rated | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

5.3
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A group of medical aid workers in Kosovo is kidnapped by a non Slavic gang of organ traffickers.

Director: Yann Gozlan | Stars: Zoé Félix, Eric Savin, Arié Elmaleh, Ivan Franek

Votes: 1,852

25. The Lion Has Wings (1939)

76 min | Drama, War

5.8
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Alexander Korda's bit for the British war effort shows the world both at peace and on the verge of Nazi domination. Spliced together to form a documentary-style movie of both newsreel and ... See full summary »

Directors: Adrian Brunel, Brian Desmond Hurst, Michael Powell, Alexander Korda | Stars: Merle Oberon, Ralph Richardson, June Duprez, Flora Robson

Votes: 461

26. The Soviet Story (2008)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History, War

8.1
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The Soviet Story offers an alternative history of an Allied power, which helped the Nazis to fight Jews and which slaughtered its own people on an industrial scale.

Director: Edvins Snore | Stars: Jon Strickland, Vladimir Bukovsky, V.I. Lenin, Norman Davies

Votes: 2,913

27. Under the Bombs (2007)

TV-14 | 98 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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In the wake of Israel's 2006 bombardment of Lebanon, a determined woman finds her way into the country convincing a taxi cab driver to take a risky journey around the scarred region in search of her sister and her son.

Director: Philippe Aractingi | Stars: Nada Abou Farhat, Georges Khabbaz, Rawia Elchab, Bshara Atallah

Votes: 1,339

28. None Shall Escape (1944)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, War

7.1
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The career of a Nazi officer shown as flashbacks from his trial as a war criminal.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Marsha Hunt, Alexander Knox, Henry Travers, Erik Rolf

Votes: 570

29. Kolberg (1945)

111 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.0
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During Napoleon's victorious campaign in Germany, the city of Kolberg gets isolated from the retreating Prussian forces. The population of Kolberg refuses to capitulate and organizes the ... See full summary »

Directors: Veit Harlan, Wolfgang Liebeneiner | Stars: Heinrich George, Kristina Söderbaum, Horst Caspar, Gustav Diessl

Votes: 528

30. Saved from the Titanic (1912)

10 min | Short, Drama

7.3
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A young woman tells her parents and fiance (in flashback) about the recent sinking of the Titanic and her experiences as a passenger during the disaster. Her intended marriage now faces a ... See full summary »

Director: Étienne Arnaud | Stars: Dorothy Gibson, Alec B. Francis, Julia Stuart, John G. Adolfi

Votes: 61

31. December 7th (1943)

Unrated | 82 min | Action, History, War

6.2
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"Docudrama" about the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941 and its results, the recovering of the ships, the improving of defense in Hawaii and the US efforts to beat back the Japanese reinforcements.

Directors: John Ford, Gregg Toland | Stars: Walter Huston, Harry Davenport, Dana Andrews, Paul Hurst

Votes: 638

32. Retreat, Hell! (1952)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, War

6.6
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The saga of a battalion of U.S. Marines during the Korean War, starting with their training, landing at Inchon in 1950, advance into North Korea and their subsequent retreat back to the 38th parallel.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Frank Lovejoy, Richard Carlson, Anita Louise, Russ Tamblyn

Votes: 338

33. DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003 TV Movie)

R | 128 min | Drama, History

4.7
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This is the story of the days directly after 9/11, and the president's whereabouts.

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, John Cunningham, David Fonteno, Gregory Itzin

Votes: 841

34. Workingman's Death (2005)

Not Rated | 122 min | Documentary

8.1
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67 Metascore

A documentary on the extremes to which workers will go to earn a living.

Director: Michael Glawogger

Votes: 1,570

35. Stranger Fruit (2017)

TV-14 | 95 min | Documentary

3.8
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What really happened on August 9th, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri? That afternoon, Officer Darren Wilson killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. 'Stranger Fruit' is the unraveling of what took place, told through the eyes of Mike Brown's family.

Director: Jason Pollock | Stars: Michael Brown Sr., Maxine Brown, Michael Brown, Benjamin Crump

Votes: 332

36. The Fighting Lady (1944)

Approved | 61 min | Documentary, History, War

7.3
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The film follows the WWII exploits of the Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Yorktown (CV-10) (unidentified in the film), in its first major operations following its commissioning in 1943. ... See full summary »

Directors: Edward Steichen, William Wyler | Stars: Robert Taylor, Charles Boyer, Joseph J. Clark, Dixie Kiefer

Votes: 337

37. Thunder Rock (1942)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

6.8
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A cynical, embittered newspaperman is tormented, then inspired, by visions he keeps having of people who have drowned.

Director: Roy Boulting | Stars: Michael Redgrave, James Mason, Barbara Mullen, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 556

38. Not a Love Story: A Film About Pornography (1981)

69 min | Documentary

5.6
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Documentary about the pornography industry and the apparent violent anti-woman slant much of it takes.

Director: Bonnie Sherr Klein | Stars: Linda Lee Tracey, Bonnie Sherr Klein, Suze Randall, Kate Millett

Votes: 231

39. A State of Mind (2004)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

7.8
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63 Metascore

A British documentary that follows two young North Korean girls as they prepare for the Mass Games, the world's largest choreographed gymnastics performance.

Director: Daniel Gordon | Stars: Daniel Gordon, Hyon Sun Pak, Song Yun Kim, Jong-Il Kim

Votes: 981 | Gross: $0.04M

40. You, John Jones! (1943)

Unrated | 11 min | Short, Drama, War

6.6
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John Jones' daughter is rehearsing the Gettysburg Address in preparation for a school elocution when he is called away by an air raid alarm. He sits alone in the evening and contemplates ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: James Cagney, Ann Sothern, Margaret O'Brien, Carey Wilson

Votes: 275

41. Report from the Aleutians (1943)

Not Rated | 47 min | Documentary, History, War

6.6
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Filmmaker John Huston narrates this Oscar-nominated World War II-era film about life among the U.S. soldiers protecting Alaska's Aleutian Islands.

Director: John Huston | Stars: John Huston, Walter Huston, Milton Ashkin, Lyle A. Bean

Votes: 429

42. If Footmen Tire You What Will Horses Do? (1971)

52 min | Drama, Horror

4.3
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Based on the preachings of Reverend Estus W. Pirkle, this film warns what will happen to America if the citizens do not give up their depraved ways and turn to God and Jesus for salvation. ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Ormond | Stars: Judy Creech, Cecil Scaife, Gene McFall, Wes Saunders

Votes: 280

43. Gilgamesh (2014)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

3.6
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A military expedition in Siberia gone wrong. The existence of humanity is in peril as Inanna, Sumerian goddess of lust and war has summoned a giant meteor to destroy the planet, after being accidentally set free from her ancient prison.

Director: Richard Chandler | Stars: Joshua Davis, Melantha Blackthorne, Joseph R. Gannascoli, Emily Coleman

Votes: 103

44. The Secret Glory (2001)

90 min | Documentary, Mystery, Drama

6.5
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The story of SS officer Otto Rahn and his search for the Holy Grail.

Director: Richard Stanley | Stars: Heinrich Himmler, Paul A. Ladame, Hans-Jürgen Lange, Otto Rahn

Votes: 179

45. Stukas (1941)

101 min | Drama, War

5.6
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This Nazi propaganda film details the exploits of a group of German Luftwaffe pilots flying Stukas--fighter-bombers--in the Battle of France in the early days of World War II.

Director: Karl Ritter | Stars: Carl Raddatz, Hannes Stelzer, Ernst von Klipstein, Albert Hehn

Votes: 124

46. Sekunda na podvig (1985)

135 min | Adventure, War

6.3
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Directors: Kil-son Om, Sang-ok Shin, Eldor Urazbaev | Stars: Andrey Martynov, Chhan-su Chve, Oleg Anofriev, Yon-hi Chon

Votes: 10

47. Hawai · Maree oki kaisen (1942)

116 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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When a boy who is in the navy college returns home for vacation he meets his young cousin who also wants to join in order to become a pilot. However, the younger man's mother is ... See full summary »

Director: Kajirô Yamamoto | Stars: Denjirô Ôkôchi, Yatarô Kurokawa, Setsuko Hara, Kaoru Itô

Votes: 79

48. From Spring to Summer (1988)

93 min | Action, War

6.1
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Directors: Nikita Orlov, San Bok Pak, Sang-ok Shin | Stars: Elena Drobysheva, Chkhol Kim, Yuriy Kuznetsov, Aleksey Buldakov

Votes: 18

49. Young Eagles (1944)

107 min | Drama

5.3
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Propagandist coming-of-age drama from Nazi Germany. The head of an aircraft factory sends his irresponsible son Theo, who crashed his car, to the factory's apprentice school, where he bonds with fellow student Baumchen and teacher Roth.

Director: Alfred Weidenmann | Stars: Willy Fritsch, Herbert Hübner, Dietmar Schönherr, Gerta Böttcher

Votes: 28

50. In the Name of the Emperor (1998)

50 min | Documentary, War

6.9
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A matter-of-fact documentary of the massacre of over 300,000 Chinese civilians by the Japanese in the so-called 'Rape of Nanjing' in 1937. In the name of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, the ... See full summary »

Directors: Christine Choy, Nancy Tong | Stars: Robin Brentano, Ted Hannon, Matthew Myers, Lamar Sanders

Votes: 26



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